Great weather we are having. Get out and enjoy! I will be at the All Saints High School craft show November 5th in Kanata from 10 am to 3 pm. I will have smaller paintings, 2023 calendars, tote bags, sneakers (kids and adults) and cards.
I will also be at the Richmond Village Art Club Art Show on November 12th from 10 am to 4 pm. Location will be 67 Fowler Street, Richmond.
Hope to see at these events and you can always visit my website at salenadraws.com
I hope you are enjoying your summer! I have been able to go out to Nova Scotia and breath in the ocean area and take inspiration for my next new paintings.
While you wait for new work ( I am working on a new piece right now!) I will update you on what is happening in the this month.
As a new member of the Foyer Gallery I will be participating in my first group exhibition being held at the Trinity Art Gallery in the Shenkmen Art Center. Reception will be held August 19th from 6 to 8pm. Hope you are able to make it.
I will be doing a few event venues in August. First up is the Tanger Outlet mall on August 13th from 9:30 to 3pm and the Stittsville FUNrasiers in the Parking Lot at the Holy Spirit Parish parking lot at 1489 Shea Road on August 20th from 9:30am to 3pm.
At these events I will have having a mixture of tote bags, painted sneakers, shirts, glasses, sea trays, prints and artwork. Come check out all or some of these events that include many great artist along with me.
Just an update on my online store with Ottawa Artisans. This coming week Ottawa Artisans is having an online event called Sweater Weather Virtual Market. Check it out! My store Salena Draws will be participating in the event. I have updated my items within my store! New prints, sneakers, starfish trays and tote bags with images of my paintings on them. Also, my new Calendar for 2022.
I will also be with Ottawa Artisans when they open a store in Bayshore Mall, Nepean, ON. I will have a small display of my tote bags, calendars, and starfish trays. I might pop in a few prints.
Stay tune for more events coming up in October and November.
It was a great vacation! Lots of inspiration in everything I see on the coast. From the ocean, beaches and food but most of all the people. I love going home to Nova Scotia. The walks along the board walks to the sound of the wave makes by pulling the ocean over the rocks.
I have many, many lovely pictures to create new art work and I can’t wait to get started. I did get to paint while on vacation. I created two small paintings.
I do have a few shows coming up! August 22nd at the Richmond Village Farmers Market which has been moved to the village. I will be participating in the Wall Candy show at the Wesley Clover Park, on Corksdown Road, Kanata Sept 11th and 12th. Plus, other dates in September so I will confirm them in the next week and let you know.
Also, while in Nova Scotia I had my artwork printed on many bags for the Wall Candy show by Mint River Promotions.
I have been relaxing but now it is time to get back to work. Hope to see you at one of the shows and chat.
I hope your summer had a great start and you are able to meet up with friends and family finally. Our members have been busy at the Richmond Village Art Club during the lock down but we do see light at the end of the tunnel to showcase our beautiful art works.
We are hoping that we will be able to do a show in the Fall, more information to follow soon.
Several of our members have art work displayed at the Gather and Grow Richmond. The store is located on Perth Street and adults of 18 years and older can view the art work which is displayed on the walls of the store during the store hours.
We have a few members of the RVAC, who participate on Sundays at the Richmond Village Farmers Market at the Twin Elm Rugby Park from 9am to 2pm. Sundays until October. Please, check the RVFM site for a list of weekly vendors. Support local!
WE hope you are able to check out our displays of artwork, plus we will let you know as soon as possible about our show in the Fall.
On the behalf of the RVAC members,
Have a great summer and thank you for continued support.
Summer, travel and oceans soon, I hope but in the while we are waiting Salena Draws will be doing a Summer Sale virtual show. I am getting it ready now so hopefully shortly I will be able to show you my work. The work will be discounted so I can move canvases and create more work. I’ll post when it is ready.
It’s summer and I can’t wait to get out and move around! I have been working on new work and working behind the scenes on a few projects.
I have finally had a chance to work on my website and I have added a new page called ” Other Art Projects”. On this page I will be show casing my other art interest like designing my tote bags with my art work, cards, painted shoes and resin designs. It has been fun working on these projects and I plan to create more.
I have started painting portraits. This is very challenging for me as I like to draw and it is so different in the thought process and colour placement. I do enjoy it even if at times it is little stressful. The first portrait is called Hannah and it is on the website under Portraits.
I have joined the Richmond Village Farmers Market (Richmond, ON) for 5 different Sundays. The next Sunday I will be at the market is July 11th and 18th. Hope to see you there. Follow my Instagram and Twitter accounts for the up to current dates and times.
I have art work currently displayed at the Gather and Grow in Richmond, ON. I am with sharing wall space with the Richmond Village Art Club and other local artist.
Have a great summer, stay safe and I will keep you up to date about Salena Draws.